Tuesday, May 31, 2005

"The organising principle of any society...is for war; the authority of the state over its people resides in its war powers."
Lt.Col. L. Fletcher Prouty

And The Band Played On

"How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy."
Nietzche

Monday, May 30, 2005

"I am more anxious to diminish suffering than to account for it...I don't like a humanness which comes from the contemplation of suffering." Andre Malraux

SAND CREEK MASSACRE

Posted by HelloNative American history is the antidote to the pious ethnocentrism of American exceptionalism, the notion that European-Americans are God's chosen people.
James W. Loewen
 
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"Between thought and spoken word is a gap...where...intention can enter, the symbol be twisted aside, and the lie come to be."
Ursula Kroeber LeGuin

FEAR & TREPIDATION


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Society prepares the crime; the criminal only commits it.
Chinese proverb
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To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole.

We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants today is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow.

Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson
Chief U.S. Prosecutor -
Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, 1946

2010 UPDATE: CHENEY ADMITS ORDERING TORTURE
"There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part; you can't even passively take part and you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all." Mario Savio (1942-1996)-Sproul Hall, Berkeley, December 3, 1964

GOT DUPPED?

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Loading the gun ...
..UPDATE:  26 Oct 2015..:

Bombshell Revelation From Benghazi Committee, And It's Not One The Republicans Wanted
"it seems that among other things on Hillary Clinton's email server, she inherited former Secretary of State Colin Powell's email files. And tucked away in there was a memo for a secret summit documenting that Blair had some great PR ideas about how they were going to sell the war they were going to launch regardless. And this was all a full year before they broke all the pottery in stock at the Middle Eastern Pottery Barn."

SEE:  

Maj. Powell and the cover-up of the massacre at My Lai, South Vietnam (16 Mar 1968)


..UPDATE:  23 JUN 2012..:
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Neuro-Anthropological Observations of
Organic and Synthetic Strategies
Concerning Cultural Evolution."
  
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